Jul 27, 2016

GPS-equipped seabirds being used to gauge wind speeds

An international team including researchers from Japanese universities has succeeded in measuring precise wind speeds at sea and in coastal areas by using seabirds equipped with Global Positioning System devices. A research paper by the team, which includes researchers from the University of Tokyo, ...

Sensor discovery more than skin-deep

Nov 11, 2015

Sensor discovery more than skin-deep

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a micro-thin thermal sensor that can be applied directly on a person’s skin, which could be useful in monitoring the health of infants or even making sportswear more comfortable. The research group said the device, embedded in ultra-fine ...